Richard L. Lo Russo, 76, of New Milford, died peacefully on December 1, 2022. Survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Joanne (née Norman). Devoted father of Christopher and his wife Jennifer. Cherished grandfather of Mia and Nicholas. Dear brother of Palma Addeo, Patricia Cavallo, and Teresa Ami. Predeceased by his son, Richard Joseph (2012) and his brothers Joseph and Frank.
Richard was born in the Bronx, NY to Nicoletta (née Morea) and Pasquale Lo Russo. He was a proud Army veteran serving in Vietnam. Richard was a truck driver with Opici Wines of Hawthorne, a beloved coach for the Babe Ruth Baseball League of New Milford, and coach and equipment manager for the New Milford Junior Football League for many years.
Visiting Monday, December 5th, 4-8 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, December 6th, 10 AM at Church of the Ascension, New Milford. Entombment George Washington Memorial Park.